Fountainhead College Of Technology

Overview of Fountainhead College Of Technology

The campus of Fountainhead is in Knoxville, TN, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Fountainhead include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, engineering technician.

Fountainhead Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Fountainhead an attractive choice for many applicants.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fountainhead had 90 students enrolled (176 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Fountainhead

Fountainhead College of Technology
3203 Tazewell Pke
Knoxville , TN 37918
General Phone: (865) 688-9422

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Fountainhead Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Computer Science and Engineering54information technology, computer security
Engineering Technician13electrical/electronic tech

Number of programs and degrees for Fountainhead in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree482
Bachelor's degree191

Fountainhead Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fountainhead had a total enrollment of 90 students (176 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 98%
Black 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 20%
20-21 24%
22-24 20%
25-29 19%
30-34 4%
35-39 7%
40-49 3%

Fountainhead Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %
Part-Time 100 %

Fountainhead Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Knoxville, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Fountainhead Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,600
Books and supplies $ 3,250

Financial Aid:
Fountainhead participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 743900)

Fountainhead Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$45,0002*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$45,0002*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Fountainhead Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Technology

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

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Fountainhead Highlights

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What Sets Fountainhead Apart:

% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Male % of student body
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 12%Fountainhead % of degrees in engineering technician
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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